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July 22, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

DES MOINES - A handful of dedicated providers here successfully beat back a proposal to competitively bid HME and supplies in June. “We made it go away at least for a year,” said Terry Flatt, Iowa state chairman for the Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services (MAMES) and executive vice president of Hammer Medical Supply in Des Moines. A report released in December suggested that a bidding program would save $4.1 million over five years. But in April, providers learned that...

Competitive Bidding, HME supplies, Iowa, Medicaid, Medicaid

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